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Definition of "quarter-century" []

  • A period of twenty-five years. (noun)

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Use "quarter-century" in a sentence
  • "Eden Park to break a quarter-century hoodoo, Eales said: I don't like to pre-empt these things, the theme of what he would talk about would be around the fact they would respect that history, but they can't be shackled by it."
  • "Justice O'Connor, who served a quarter-century in the Supreme Court, received a standing ovation when she spoke to the participants."
  • "The National has been the subject of several safety-inspired revisions over the past quarter-century and, though some traditionalists have fumed, that policy can hardly have ruined it since Aintree sold out on Saturday for the first time in decades, while 8.8m watched from their living rooms."